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‘Let’s have some music’: Elton John plays the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — “God bless you, let’s make some music,” Elton John said. With that, the South Lawn of the White House was transformed into a musical love fest Friday night as John performed a farewell show to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists. But it turns out the event was also …

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Elton John performs on the White House lawn as part of his farewell tour | entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elton John said Friday he’s played some beautiful places, but the stage in front of the White House, under a huge tent on a perfect fall night, was “probably the icing on the cake.” He then kicked off the show with “Your Song,” his first major international hit. President Joe Biden and …

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Oz releases health records to highlight Fetterman’s stroke

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Ozthe Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania, released his health records as he maneuvered to fend off questions about Democratic challenger John Fetterman’s recovery. suddenly front and center in the hotly contested campaign. Dr. Rebecca Kurth of New York City wrote in a four-page letter that she found the …

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Big investment in crop planting emphasizes need for crop insurance – AgriNews

MAPLE PARK, Ill. — Educating state and national lawmakers on issues important to farmers is one of the several goals of the Illinois Soybean Association. “One of the biggest things with the new farm bill is keeping crop insurance,” said Steve Pitstick, who was elected to his second term as ISA president in July. “This …

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Louisiana woman carrying fetus without skull forced to travel to New York for abortion

Senator Lindsey Graham is introducing a bill to ban abortion nationwide Graham held a press conference proposing an abortion bill that would ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy with rare exceptions. A Louisiana woman carrying a non-viable fetus was forced to travel thousands of miles to New York for an abortion because the …

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Louisiana woman carrying fetus without skull forced to travel to New York for abortion

Senator Lindsey Graham is introducing a bill to ban abortion nationwide Graham held a press conference proposing an abortion bill that would ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy with rare exceptions. A Louisiana woman carrying a non-viable fetus was forced to travel thousands of miles to New York for an abortion because the …

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Future returns: climate bill to stimulate investment opportunities

Climate legislation passed by Congress and endorsed by President Biden in mid-August will create more investment opportunities for those who want to contribute to America’s energy transition away from fossil fuels. It’s unclear what many of those opportunities will look like, but the law, with $369 billion to increase the domestic supply of clean energy, …

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Taxpayers bill for Youngkin’s unofficial out-of-state trips is $18,376 | Government and Politics

BY DAVE RESS Richmond Times-Dispatch RICHMOND – Virginia State Police troopers incurred $18,376.93 in expenses through August when Gov. Glenn Youngkin traveled out of state on unofficial business, but none of it was for trips to support Republican political candidates. The expenses, for eight trips between March and August described as personal, covered travel expenses …

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THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, Little Shop of Horrors, football and more | area

Parking day, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m K-State students will transform the parallel space into a temporary park with pedestrian activities. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave. Paxico Blues Festival, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m Local food, blues music and more. Music schedule: Luxem, Saunders and Dixey at 11 a.m.; Grand Marquis at …

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The intensification of efforts to avert the crippling rail strike is going into overtime

New York CNN Business — Talks intensified on Wednesday in hopes of averting a freight rail strike planned for early Friday that could cripple the country’s struggling supply chain and raise prices for goods from gasoline to food and the cars Two railroad unions, representing more than 50,000 engineers and drivers who make up the …

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